'Buy American' Rules Eased in Defense Bill

Cziborr, Chris
November 2003
Orange County Business Journal;11/17/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 46, p9
Reports on the U.S. Congress' toning down of "buy American" provisions in the 2004 defense bill. Earlier versions requiring more U.S. parts in weapons and electronics; Call for the Defense Secretary to assess the level of foreign parts in military products starting in 2005; Establishment of a fund to support U.S. production of critical components; Incentives offered to encourage defense contractors to use U.S. machine tools.


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